Suzanne Passalacqua

Suzanne Passalacqua

Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

Suzanne Passalacqua is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Compliance Officer at Carrick Capital Partners, where she is responsible for capital efficiency and optimization in evaluating investments and supporting portfolio companies.

Suzanne has been designing and executing strategy alongside founders and visionaries for 20 years. She brings a principal, legal, corporate finance, and operations perspective to every project. Suzanne provides hands-on support to developing business models, executing Carrick’s vision, and promoting continuous improvement.

In her previous roles at DLJ, McKesson, Tamalpais Ventures and 5 Lights, Suzanne led M&A transactions, buy-outs, and corporate restructurings across corporate finance and strategic initiatives. She has led strategic and operational model development, created business infrastructure, and enjoys taking deep dives into discrete projects to bridge resource gaps.

Suzanne earned her BA in economics and Italian from the University of California at Davis, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Suzanne is a member of the California State Bar and her accomplishments include having won a favorable decision from the California Supreme Court. When not in the office, Suzanne can be found running trails; jumping horses; growing, making and eating food; and trying to keep up with her husband and three kids.

Latest News
Carrick Logo TM.jpg
San Francisco and Newport Beach, CA – September 27, 2021 – Carrick Capital Partners, a growth-oriented investment firm focused on software and software-enabled businesses, today announced the promotion of Ivan Whittey to Director.
September 27, 2021
COMPLIA.jpeg
Enhanced integration supports efficiency, patient safety and regulatory compliance for hospice and palliative care medication management
September 21, 2021
Saviynt Logo.jpg
Identity Solution Provider Realized 64% Year-Over-Year Growth in New Business and Expanded Both its Customer Base & Employees by 48%
September 20, 2021
About Carrick Capital Partners
Who We Are
A firm of enterprise software, SaaS, and technology enabled services investors and operating executives with substantial experience founding, scaling, and optimizing market leading businesses.
Our Approach
We work with management to identify and improve critical areas of their business - focusing on the priorities that align with our experiences and that will deliver the highest strategic impact in both the short-term and long-run.
Why We Are Different
We have a concentrated number of companies in our portfolio so that we can build substantial relationships with each management team and ensure our firm's commitment to each company's goals.